I don’t know about everyone else, but this is the time of year when I start to fantasize about all the seasonal produce I’ll be eating… in JUNE. This is the time of year when I start to feel uninspired when it comes to cooking and sick of all my recipes. This is the February slump.
So when my boys started refusing to eat our beloved roasted vegetables, I knew something had to be done. First I started tried cutting the veggies differently. Who was I kidding? Then I tried the parmesan trick. No good. So last night I decided to try the heavily-spiced approach. I made a chicken curry in the slow cooker and roasted up a mix of vegetables with Indian spices. It was flat out awesome. Not only that, the whole bowl of veggies disappeared! One son decided he liked them so much, he’d just skip the chicken altogether. The other, cleaned his plate with murmurs of “mmmm. Cauliflower….” It was gone so fast I didn’t even have time to take a picture….